There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Grassmarket by bus, tram, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  25 min

  1. 100 / ...

$2 - $6

6 alternative options

Tram  •  31 min

  1. T50

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. 7.6 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  16 min

  1. 7.6 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  17 min

$45 - $120

Towncar  •  16 min

  1. 7.6 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  16 min

  1. 7.6 miles

$16 - $23

Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Grassmarket is 11 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Grassmarket is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Grassmarket is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs £22 - £27.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ingliston, Hilton Hotel (Airport Hotel) and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street (Frederick Street). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

The bus from Ingliston, Hilton Hotel (Airport Hotel) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Frederick Street) takes 25 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Grassmarket, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Grassmarket every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 25 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Ingliston, Hilton Hotel (Airport Hotel) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Frederick Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 110)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Prentice Westwood
Phone
01506 871 231
Email
sales@prenticewestwoodcoaches.co.uk
Website
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 110)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 110)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Grassmarket
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$16 - $23
uberX
$16 - $23
uberXL
$24 - $35
UberEXEC
$26 - $35
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Grassmarket
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Airport to Grassmarket
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Grassmarket
Estimated price
$75 - $110

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from JFK to New York City, Need to know: Greyhound and Travelling around the UAE - to help you get the most out of your next trip.